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Prime Minister announces to establish LPG air mix plant in Gilgit-Baltistan

ISLAMABAD:PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Monday said the government is committed to socio-economic uplift of Gilgit-Baltistan. Talking to Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman in Islamabad, the Prime Minister also announced that a Liquefied Petroleum Gas Air Mix plant would be established in Gilgit-Baltistan to benefit 10,000 energy consumers. He said the LPG plant will significantly reduce usage of forest wood. Separately, talking to Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad in…

SECP, SBP establish council of regulators to strengthen financial stability

ISLAMAB AD: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Friday signed a Letter of Understanding (LoU) to establish a Council of Regulators to mitigate systemic risk. Acting Governor SBP Riaz Riazuddin and SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi signed the letter in a ceremony held at the SECP’s head office in Islamabad. The Council will provide a forum for deliberating issues related to systemic risk, particularly those having cross market and stability implications. It will…

CM Punjab inaugurates hepatitis clinic, vows to establish 36 more this year

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif inaugurated state of the art Hepatitis Prevention & Treatment Clinic in Lahore on Sunday and vowed to establish 36 more clinics this year in Punjab. “Hepatitis filter clinics will be established in all the 36 districts of Punjab by the end of this year,” he said while addressing the inaugural ceremony. Among other things, Hepatitis is a water-borne disease. He said that this institute will play a lead role in waging a war against this viral disease particularly…